Who we help

Poppyscotland supports current and former Servicemen and women from the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force, both regular and reserve, and members of the Merchant Navy who have served in a commercial vessel in support of UK military operations.  Importantly, we also support their families too.  Collectively we recognise them as the Armed Forces community and it is made up of around 530,000 people in Scotland.

We believe that those who serve in the Armed Forces, and their families, deserve special recognition and support.  The Armed Forces community is different from the civilian population because of the sacrifices they make, what they are asked to do, the lifestyle they live and the long term impact their service can have.  Poppyscotland exists to recognise their sacrifices, understand the challenges they face and provide a wide range of practical support to enable them to enjoy the highest possible quality of life.

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“Poppy-up” Shops set to open their doors as Centenary Appeal draws near

Soldiers from past, present and future have joined forces to launch a bumper new merchandise range to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The Poppyscotland collection, which includes the charity’s first-ever gentleman’s brooch, is available … Read more
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850 RIDERS GET ON THEIR BIKES FOR POPPYSCOTLAND

More than 850 riders took to the roads and hills of East Lothian as part of the annual Poppyscotland Sportive cycling event which will ultimately help to raise tens of thousands (...)

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WWI CENTENARY – LIGHT UP RED FOR POPPYSCOTLAND AND SAY ‘THANK YOU’

Poppyscotland is looking to ‘Light Up Red’ the whole of Scotland this year in recognition of the First World War generation who served, sacrificed and changed our world forever. The (...)

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